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Los Angeles Times Crack Cocaine
524 wordsThe CIA says it has not found any record of a relationship between itself and Nicaraguan drug dealers or others who allegedly operated a 1980 s cocaine ring in California and funneled the profits to a CIA-run guerrilla army. The intelligence agency's assertion was contained in documents filed Monday in U. S. District Court in San Diego. A copy of the filing was made available today by the CIA. William H. McNair, the information review officer for the CIA, said a search of agency records found no...
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War On Drugs People Of Color
878 wordsThe U. S. Constitution once counted Black slaves as worth three-fifths of Whites. Today, Black per capita income is three-fifths of Whites. Thats an economic measure of enduring racism. The Latino-White ratio is even worse. One out of three Black men in there twenties is now in prison or jail, on probation or on parole on any given day. The comparable figure for Latinos is about one in eight, and for Whites, one in fifteen. It is impossible to understand why so many people of color, particularly...
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Amount Of Money Crack Cocaine
1,326 wordsIn todays world, illegal drugs seem to be everywhere. Illegal drugs are prominent among adults, youth, the poor, and the rich. The United States spends billions of dollars each year trying to keep drugs from entering the country, but with limited success. Several politicians and other individuals question the way in which our country handles the problem of illegal drugs. Some believe that we should keep fighting the drug war by keeping drugs illegal which includes sending people to prison for bu...
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D A R E Crack Cocaine
1,759 wordsCeleste Porter Hlth 1050 Research Paper Crack-Cocaine Addiction at It's Best In quite a few lower-class communities, phrases like "your mom is a crack head, " or "shut up crack baby" are said jokingly to make fun of someone during what we call a "rip session. " Although said as a joke, some are very offended by the comments. Why? because for some, crack addiction hits too close to home for comfort. Seeing how easy it is obtained in lower class and poverty stricken neighborhoods, many find themse...
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Law Enforcement Agencies U S Department
2,383 words... bats or brass-knuckles. The gangs were less mobile so their presence was generally limited to distinct neighborhoods and cities. Today with easy access to guns and automobiles, the youth gangs are more mobile, which increases their area of influence. The confrontations between gang members today result in more serious injuries and greater chances of fatalities due to guns. Even their involvement with the police is heightened due to their greater visibility in the community and increased over...
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Hundreds Of Thousands End Of The Story
1,631 wordsEveryone agrees that something must be done about the tremendous physical and emotional health problems that drug abuse causes. Concern about the abuse of drugs is so widespread that recent polls indicate it to be one of the most serious problems in today's world, threatening the security and freedom of whole nations. Politicians, health experts and much of the general public feel that no issue is more important than drug abuse. America's other pressing social problems- disease, poverty, child a...
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Level Of Violence Youth Gangs
1,678 wordsYouth Gangs and the Affects on Our Community Gangs vary tremendously in numbers and in age range. Relatively few young people join gangs, despite their high profile in the media. Even in highly impacted areas, the degree of participation rarely exceeds 10 percent. In addition, it has been reported that less than 2 percent of all juvenile crime is gang related (Snyder 89). Low statistics like the above, may camouflage the impact that the presence of gangs has on a school. Gangs play a significant...
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Central Los Angeles Crack Cocaine
4,367 wordsCongresswoman Rep. Maxine Waters A woman who will simply not go unheard CIA/Contrast Connection to Drug Trafficking in the US (South Central Los Angeles) Congresswoman Maxine Waters is considered by many to be the most powerful Black woman in American politics today. She has gained a reputation as a fearless and outspoken advocate for women, children, people of color, and poor people. In an interview with Peter Jennings of ABC World News Tonight, Rep. Waters was referred to as a woman who will s...
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Quot Quot Crack Cocaine
3,102 wordsOne of the biggest problems people cope with today is the addiction of drugs and alcohol. The effects of taking these drugs are dangerous: domestic violence, crimes, accidents, sexual assault or becoming infected with HIV/AIDS. Different studies of domestic violence show a big involvement of high quantities of alcohol and other drugs. These increase the level of aggression. Alcoholism and child abuse, including incest, seem tightly intertwined as well. Parents, being under alcohol influence, abu...
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Crack Cocaine Heroin Reaches
3,059 wordsOne of the biggest problems people cope with today is the addiction of drugs and alcohol. The effects of taking these drugs are dangerous: domestic violence, crimes, accidents, sexual assault or becoming infected with HIV/AIDS. Different studies of domestic violence show a big involvement of high quantities of alcohol and other drugs. These increase the level of aggression. Alcoholism and child abuse, including incest, seem tightly intertwined as well. Parents, being under alcohol influence, abu...
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Equal Protection Clause Los Angeles Police
4,653 wordsI. INTRODUCTION Let me make this very clear. The Maryland State police has not, does not, nor will it ever condone the use of race-based profiling in determining which cars to stop on the highway. 1 Chief State Trooper Colonel David Mitchell issued this statement in response to a lawsuit filed against the Maryland State Troopers. The suit was filed on behalf of African-American motorists who alleged that these officers had engaged in a practice of targeting black motorists for traffic stops alon...
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End Of The Story Percent Of The World
960 wordsCrack in the Box Essay by Pete Hamill To summarize the essay, Crack in the Box, you have to understand the writer and what he is saying, or the point he is trying to make. In the article Crack in the Box The writer Pete Hammil compares the difference between Television and the common street drug known as Crack Cocaine. The essay starts with a story of a young lady hooked on drugs and living in poverty with a couple of children. The children are almost hypnotized by the television as Hamill is in...
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Play King Lear Crack Cocaine
490 wordsInKing Lear King Lear In William Shakespeare's classic play, King Lear, the title character gives a memorable speech that brings to light the effect of wealth on the way people perceive mistakes. When you were a kid and you did something wrong your mother or your father probably told you, well everyone makes mistakes. Lear adds another dimension to this concept. In more modern terms, his speech basically says that its much easier to detect sin and wrong in a man who bumbles around in filth with ...
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Hard Core Pornography Elmer Dewitt
3,158 wordsThe Point of Pornography on the Internet Why is the Internet so enticing for pedophiles? ? It? s created easily accessible stimulation for child molesters. Anybody can download pictures in complete anonymity. They do not have to make any kind of human contact? (Trebilcock 102). There may be definitions to describe pornography, but they do not truly examine the destruction, degradation, and the pathetic nature of the concept. The word pornography is more destructive than one might believe. It wou...
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